Category Archives: OsloCulture

Thursday Events @Astrup Fearnley: L’Europe des Artistes

Parisoslo.com went yesterday to Astrup Fearnley Museet to attend the first conference of the project called “L’Europe des Artistes”, which will continue until the opening in 2014 of a major exhibition bringing together young contemporary European artists. All the conferences are held … Continue reading

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“Den franske sal” a hidden gem in Oslo

Did you know? A French gem is hidden in the National Gallery of Oslo. “Den franske sal” (The French Salon) is a very nice venue for afternoon tea, a quiet business lunch or a bite after visiting the museum. From … Continue reading

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A great source of inspiration for design lovers

Here are some photos from a museum in Oslo that we like to visit regularly: the Decorative Arts and Design museum. Each time, we discover new objects and details and imagine the lives of people in the previous times. A … Continue reading

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Grand Opening Astrup Fearnley Museet with Renzo Piano

It’s under a wonderful blue sky and a beautiful light that the press conference for the opening of Norway’s most important Contemporary Art Museum, Astrup Fearnley Museet, happened this morning in Oslo. A wide number of journalists from different countries … Continue reading

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Astrup Fearnley Museum reopens soon

Astrup Fearnley, one of our favorites museums in Oslo, reopens its doors on September 29th! The new building of the Contemporary Art Museum was designed by the famous architect Renzo Piano (who also designed the famous Centre Georges Pompidou). While … Continue reading

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Ringot Star

In the serie “I have radically changed my life”, we’ve met a very surprising character…Baptiste Ringot, the rising star of graphic design and the young French talent of one of the world best graphic design agencies, based in Oslo: Bleed. … Continue reading

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Once upon a time the story of “Zazie”…

When you live far away from your country, there are some places which are precious to you such as a bookstore where you can find books in your own language! Blandine had the smart idea to open a few years … Continue reading

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Ceci n’est pas un appareil photo…This is not a camera

As the great Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier used to say : “Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.” A few months ago we recommended you not to throw away your old pair of skis (see article), this time it … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the DogA

A few weeks ago, we were at DogA, the Norwegian Center for Design and Architecture, located in a former industrial building in the east side of Oslo, by the river side. A great place to combine culture&pleasure. We saw an … Continue reading

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A tasty passage in the heart of Oslo

Some pictures from one of our favorite places in the center of Oslo, The Opera Passage (“Operapassasjen”), which is located in an Art Deco-inspired building designed by the architects Morgenstierne & Eide in 1926. This is where was the former … Continue reading

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One Thousand and One Nights

How could a capital city come to life without any restaurant, bar, nightclub or even without any concert hall? And how to write a blog highlighting those who contribute to the great dynamic of Oslo and Paris without mentioning the … Continue reading

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When the streets of Oslo talk to you

All pictures ©parisoslo.com and Michel Levraux  

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A Vintage paradise in Oslo

Here above, a few shots from our last Sunday at the Birkelunden flea market, in the district of Grünerløkka (Oslo). A must-do for aficionados, like us, of vintage furnitures from the 50′s or 60′s. You’ll find treasures at very affordable … Continue reading

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The Oslo City Hall in some details

Despite its somewhat austere exterior design, which was created by Arnstein Arneberg & Magnus Poulsson, we recommend you however to push the door of The Oslo City Hall if you are nearby. You will discover inside some great graphic and … Continue reading

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Bienvenue…Velkommen

Welcome to parisoslo.com, a blog written with 4 hands to share with you the best of our two worlds : Paris and Oslo. Yet to come, our favorite trend tips as well as some portraits of those who contribute to the … Continue reading

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